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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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North Buncombe High School is an above average, public school located in Weaverville, NC. It has 1,046 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1170
139 responses
Average ACT
25
88 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$51,820
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,000
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$215,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 30 responses
  • Spirit Week
    23%
  • Pep Rallies
    20%
  • Prom
    20%
  • Fifth quarter celebrations
    13%
  • Foreign Exchange Students
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    7%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,046
Free or Reduced Lunch
37%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,924
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.3%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,508 / year
National
$12,239
73%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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